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Loyens & Loeff

BLAAK 31, 3011 GA ROTTERDAM, PO BOX 2888, 3000 CW ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 10 224 6224
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Fax +31 10 412 5839
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Loyens & Loeff, Harmen van Dam, Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Harmen van Dam

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Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Tax - Partner

Position

Harmen van Dam, tax adviser, is chair of the International Tax Services practice group.

Career

Harmen advises global clients, particularly in respect to global transfer pricing (advance pricing agreements, audits, corresponding adjustments, mutual consultation procedures, arbitration, etc.), state aid, and international corporate structuring.                                                                     

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Harmen is a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers, the International Fiscal Association (IFA), the Association for Tax Research and the International Bar Association (IBA). He regularly teaches at the International Tax Center (ITC) Leiden and at the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers’ professional education.

Education

Tax law, University of Leiden, 1991
LLM (Taxation), University of New York, 1996


Netherlands

Tax

Within: Tax

Loyens & Loeff‚Äôs group is rated for its ‚Äėtop-notch Dutch tax advice‚Äô and is a key name for transactional tax matters. Marc Klerks¬†led advice to Carlyle on its acquisition, as part of a consortium, of the special chemicals division of AkzoNobel, valued at ‚ā¨10.1bn. Bartjan Zoetmulder¬†and Ynze van der Tempel¬†assisted Lone Star Funds with the tax aspects of its acquisition of a retail and residential portfolio consisting of 77 retail properties and 90 residential properties across the Netherlands from Dela Real. Other key names include¬†Harmen van Dam,¬†Marcel Buur,¬†Marco De Lignie¬†and Fred van der Leije, who advises on private wealth matters. Margriet Lukkien¬†is notable for her international tax advice.

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